Elk Meadow students take a bus ride in Bend

This fall community members boarding the city bus in Bend OR were surprised to be greeted with 22 “Hello, good morning's!” Teacher Heather Korman at Elk Meadow Elementary School took initiative to teach her students how to use public transportation. Using the Commute...

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Klamath kids “Meet the Bus”

Commute Options in Klamath Falls has trained over 600 second graders. The "Meet the Bus" program connects students to Basin Transit Service, teaching them how to ride the city bus, how to navigate around their neighborhoods, and the differences between a school bus,...

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ORSRTS Curriculum and Action Plan Survey

The Oregon Safe Routes to School program is seeking your input. Help us improve the SRTS curriculum and tools, to make your programs more successful. We are asking interested parties to take a short survey, asking questions about your program. use of Action Plans, and...

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Walking School Buses get on the road in Crook County

A new vehicle is hitting the streets of Prineville, OR. The Walking School Bus is a group of students walking to and from Crooked River Elementary on a planned route two days per week with one or more adult leader.The complete walk takes 20 to 25 minutes. Students who...

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Jump Start fleet lands in Baker City

The Street Trust's Jump Start program allows school districts and communities to create a unique local bicycle and pedestrian education program. For the 2018-2019 school year, the Jump Start equipment, complete with training will be in Baker City with Community...

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See who’s walking and rolling to School in October!

It's a family affair at High Lakes Elementary in Bend on October 10, 2018 Multnomah County Sheriff's officers helped students safely cross busy 223rd on the way to Fairview Elementary in Portland. Little sister at the walk to Meadows Elementary who wanted to wear the...

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Build it and they will walk (and bike)!

Oregon communities came out in large numbers to express their intent to build sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, and other safety features to help more kids bike and walk to school. One hundred and 40 Letters of Intent (LOI) arrived at ODOT's Active Transportation...

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Walking School Bus article in School Bus Fleet News

Thank you to the School Bus Fleet website for covering the launch of our Walking School Bus Program. The program provides meeting points, timetables, and a rotating schedule of trained volunteers to lead the processions. Commute Options said that the volunteer leaders...

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